UNEP/MC/COP.3/11 - First review of the financial mechanism

Note by the secretariat 1. In paragraph 5 of article 13, on financial resources and mechanism, the Minamata Convention on Mercury defines a mechanism for the provision of adequate, predictable and timely financial resources to support developing-country parties and parties with economies in transition in implementing their obligations under the Convention. Paragraph 6 of the same article states that the mechanism is to include the Global Environment Facility Trust Fund and a specific international programme to support capacity-building and technical assistance.